5 Multitasking Medicine Cabinet Must Haves

One way to save money is to invest in items that can pull double, triple, or duodecuple duty. Today we’re going beyond bandages and painkillers to present some other pharmacy favourites that can stretch your dollar by doing the work of 10 of its neighbours.These next five items can improve health in multiple ways, and often, even help out around the house. Continue reading 5 Multitasking Medicine Cabinet Must Haves

10 Last minute Valentine’s Gifts from the Dollar Store

Maybe you’re on a budget, or maybe you just forgot, and all the florists are sold out. Whatever the reason, there are some sweet finds at the dollar store that will make your Valentine smile.  Easy, fast, and inexpensive doesn’t have to equal disappointing. Many of these gifts are great for men, women, kids, or friends…whoever your Valentine is! Continue reading 10 Last minute Valentine’s Gifts from the Dollar Store

5 Free Fixes for the Winter Blues

February second marked Groundhog day, and this year, the little critters told us to settle in for six more long weeks of winter. With polar vortexes, southern snowstorms, and generally slippy, slushy, snowy conditions, it’s about this time of year that people in Northern climates can start feeling a little winter weary. Doubly so for people and families on tight budgets who don’t get to go skiing, attend winter festivals, get out to the movies or shopping centers, or vacation some place warm. Continue reading 5 Free Fixes for the Winter Blues

5 Toiletries to Buy at the Dollar Store

Welcome to the second instalment of Thrifty Thursday. This week, we’re once again showcasing the dollar store and offering a small selection of real money-saving items. As you know, not everything found at a discount store is a bargain, but if you know what to look for, you can be frugal on some important items.

Today, let’s discuss the things that we can’t really do without, but can cost a lot of money at your average pharmacy or grocery store: toiletries. May I present, 5 toiletries you can find for less at the dollar store. Continue reading 5 Toiletries to Buy at the Dollar Store

5 Foods Worth Buying at the Dollar Store

Food prices vary greatly. What you pay for a bag of groceries at a high-end specialty gourmet boutique is quite different from what you’d pay at a discount chain grocery store, even for the exact same product. Well, same applies to the dollar store. Now, there’s food there I would advise against if possible…the peanut butter and knock-off chocolate bars are definitely not worth it, in my experience. There are some things worth grabbing for only a buck or two, however, and these are our top 5. Continue reading 5 Foods Worth Buying at the Dollar Store